Harrell W Chesson

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The cost-effectiveness of the WINGS intervention: a program to prevent HIV and sexually transmitted diseases among high-risk urban women
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 2:24. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Estimates of the annual number and cost of new HIV infections among women attributable to trichomoniasis in the United States
    Harrell W Chesson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:547-51. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Does funding for HIV and sexually transmitted disease prevention matter? Evidence from panel data
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
    Eval Rev 29:3-23. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Estimated effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of federally funded prevention efforts on gonorrhea rates in the United States, 1971-2003, under various assumptions about the impact of prevention funding
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:S140-4. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Influence of epidemic phase on the cost effectiveness of a prevention intervention for sexually transmitted infection: an exploratory analysis
    Harrell W Chesson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop E 80, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 83:i25-29. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Estimates of the timing of reductions in genital warts and high grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia after onset of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination in the United States
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Vaccine 31:3899-905. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Estimates of the annual direct medical costs of the prevention and treatment of disease associated with human papillomavirus in the United States
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Vaccine 30:6016-9. 2012
  8. doi request reprint The distribution of chlamydia, gonorrhoea and syphilis cases across states and counties in the USA, 2007
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:iii52-57. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Changes in the state-level distribution of primary and secondary syphilis in the USA, 1985-2007
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:iii58-62. 2010
  10. doi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of male HPV vaccination in the United States
    Harrell W Chesson
    National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Vaccine 29:8443-50. 2011

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. pmc The cost-effectiveness of the WINGS intervention: a program to prevent HIV and sexually transmitted diseases among high-risk urban women
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 2:24. 2002
    ..We evaluated the cost-effectiveness of the WINGS project, an intervention to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases among urban women at high risk for sexual acquisition of HIV...
  2. ncbi request reprint Estimates of the annual number and cost of new HIV infections among women attributable to trichomoniasis in the United States
    Harrell W Chesson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:547-51. 2004
    ..Clinical evidence suggests that trichomoniasis facilitates the sexual transmission and acquisition of HIV...
  3. ncbi request reprint Does funding for HIV and sexually transmitted disease prevention matter? Evidence from panel data
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
    Eval Rev 29:3-23. 2005
    ..The authors conclude that funding for STD and HIV prevention, on the whole, appears to have a discernable impact on the incidence of STDs...
  4. ncbi request reprint Estimated effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of federally funded prevention efforts on gonorrhea rates in the United States, 1971-2003, under various assumptions about the impact of prevention funding
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 33:S140-4. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Influence of epidemic phase on the cost effectiveness of a prevention intervention for sexually transmitted infection: an exploratory analysis
    Harrell W Chesson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop E 80, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 83:i25-29. 2007
    ..To explore how the cost effectiveness of a behaviour-change prevention programme for sexually transmitted infection (STI) varies with the phase of an STI epidemic...
  6. doi request reprint Estimates of the timing of reductions in genital warts and high grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia after onset of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination in the United States
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Vaccine 31:3899-905. 2013
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Estimates of the annual direct medical costs of the prevention and treatment of disease associated with human papillomavirus in the United States
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Vaccine 30:6016-9. 2012
    ..0 billion (12.0%) was for cancer (including $0.4 billion for cervical cancer and $0.3 billion for oropharyngeal cancer), $0.3 billion (3.6%) was for genital warts, and $0.2 billion (2.1%) was for RRP...
  8. doi request reprint The distribution of chlamydia, gonorrhoea and syphilis cases across states and counties in the USA, 2007
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:iii52-57. 2010
    ..To examine the distribution of chlamydia, gonorrhoea and syphilis in the USA through the use of Lorenz curves and Gini coefficients...
  9. doi request reprint Changes in the state-level distribution of primary and secondary syphilis in the USA, 1985-2007
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:iii58-62. 2010
    ..To examine changes over time in the distribution of primary and secondary syphilis cases across states, using Lorenz curves and Gini coefficients...
  10. doi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of male HPV vaccination in the United States
    Harrell W Chesson
    National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Vaccine 29:8443-50. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the cost-effectiveness of adding human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination of 12-year-old males to a female-only vaccination program for ages 12-26 years in the United States...
  11. doi request reprint The potential health and economic benefits of preventing recurrent respiratory papillomatosis through quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccination
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Vaccine 26:4513-8. 2008
    ..More precise estimates of the incidence of RRP are needed, however, to quantify this impact more reliably...
  12. doi request reprint Decreasing age disparities in syphilis and gonorrhea incidence rates in the United States, 1981--2005
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:393-7. 2008
    ..Although the disparity in STD rates across age groups is well documented, changes in the degree of disparity in STD rates across age groups over time have not been examined in detail...
  13. doi request reprint The estimated direct medical cost of selected sexually transmitted infections in the United States, 2008
    Kwame Owusu-Edusei
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 40:197-201. 2013
    ..Previous estimates of the total direct cost of STIs are quite dated. We present updated direct medical cost estimates of STIs in the United States...
  14. doi request reprint Disparities in sexually transmitted disease rates across the "eight Americas"
    Harrell W Chesson
    From the Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:458-64. 2012
    ....
  15. pmc The association between racial disparity in income and reported sexually transmitted infections
    Kwame Owusu-Edusei
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:910-6. 2013
    ..We examined the association between racial disparity in income and reported race-specific county-level bacterial sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the United States focusing on disparities between Blacks and Whites...
  16. doi request reprint Productivity costs of nonviral sexually transmissible infections among patients who miss work to seek medical care: evidence from claims data
    Kwame Owusu-Edusei
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road M S E 80, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Health 10:434-7. 2013
    ..We estimated the average productivity loss per acute case of four nonviral STIs: chlamydia, gonorrhoea, syphilis and trichomoniasis...
  17. doi request reprint Violent crime rates as a proxy for the social determinants of sexually transmissible infection rates: the consistent state-level correlation between violent crime and reported sexually transmissible infections in the United States, 1981-2010
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Health 10:419-23. 2013
    ..This report aims to illustrate the potential usefulness of violent crime rates as a proxy for the social determinants of STI rates...
  18. doi request reprint The cost-effectiveness of screening men who have sex with men for rectal chlamydial and gonococcal infection to prevent HIV Infection
    Harrell W Chesson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 40:366-71. 2013
    ..Screening and treating MSM for rectal CT/GC infection may help reduce any increased biological susceptibility to HIV infection...
  19. doi request reprint The concentration of sexual behaviours in the USA: a closer examination of subpopulations
    Jami S Leichliter
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road MS E 44, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Infect 86:iii45-51. 2010
    ..To examine the frequency of three sexual behaviours from the most active to the least active members of the population in various subpopulations using measures of inequality...
  20. doi request reprint The consistency of relative incidence rates of nonviral sexually transmissible infections from health insurance claims and surveillance data, 2005-10
    Kwame Owusu-Edusei
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road MS E 80, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Health 10:400-7. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the incidence rates of three nonviral STIs from a large health insurance administrative database (MarketScan) with surveillance data...
  21. doi request reprint Investigating the potential public health benefit of jail-based screening and treatment programs for chlamydia
    Kwame Owusu-Edusei
    Division of STD Preventions, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 177:463-73. 2013
    ..1%). Jail-based chlamydia screen-and-treat programs have the potential to reduce chlamydia prevalence in communities with high incarceration rates. However, the magnitude of this potential decrease is subject to considerable uncertainty...
  22. pmc Cost-effectiveness of human papillomavirus vaccination in the United States
    Harrell W Chesson
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:244-51. 2008
    ..This consistency is reassuring because models of varying complexity will be essential tools for policy makers in the development of optimal HPV vaccination strategies...
  23. doi request reprint Temporal trends in sexual behavior among men who have sex with men in the United States, 2002 to 2006-2010
    Jami S Leichliter
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:254-8. 2013
    ..Our findings that sexual risk decreased as HIV and syphilis increased among MSM suggest that factors in addition to individual-level sexual risk should also be examined in relation to recent disease increases...
  24. doi request reprint A brief review of the estimated economic burden of sexually transmitted diseases in the United States: inflation-adjusted updates of previously published cost studies
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 38:889-91. 2011
    ..The annual direct medical cost of sexually transmitted diseases (including human immunodeficiency virus) has been estimated to be $16.9 billion (range: $13.9-$23.0 billion) in 2010 US dollars...
  25. pmc HIV infections and associated costs attributable to syphilis coinfection among African Americans
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30324, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:943-8. 2003
    ..We estimated the number and cost of syphilis-attributable HIV cases among African Americans...
  26. ncbi request reprint The economic value of reductions in gonorrhea and syphilis incidence in the United States, 1990-2003
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Mailstop E 80, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Prev Med 43:411-5. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the reduction in direct medical costs associated with reductions in gonorrhea and syphilis incidence in the United States from 1990 to 2003...
  27. doi request reprint Sexonomics: a commentary and review of selected sexually transmitted disease studies in the economics literature
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 39:161-6. 2012
    ..The purpose of this review is to highlight selected studies in the economics literature that address sexually transmitted disease (STD)-related topics that are typically not examined in the STD literature...
  28. doi request reprint Treatment cost of acute gonococcal infections: estimates from employer-sponsored private insurance claims data in the United States, 2003-2007
    Kwame Owusu-Edusei
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 37:316-8. 2010
    ..The estimated average total cost per episode for those who were treated was $210 (male, $227; female, $205). This estimate does not include intangible (e.g., pain) and indirect costs (e.g., lost productivity)...
  29. doi request reprint Assessment of the routine, occupation-based gonorrhea and syphilis screening program in Moscow, Russia: an analysis of sexually transmitted infection prevalence and cost-effectiveness
    Ekaterina V Kourbatova
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:453-60. 2008
    ..Objectives of our study were to determine the prevalence of syphilis and gonorrhea in the screened occupational groups in Moscow and to conduct a cost-effectiveness evaluation of the occupational screening program...
  30. doi request reprint Hospitalization cost of congenital syphilis diagnosis from insurance claims data in the United States
    Kwame Owusu-Edusei
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 40:226-9. 2013
    ..We found 44 admission claims with CS diagnosis. The excess cost per case of CS (in 2009 US dollars) was estimated at $9969 (95% confidence interval, $5702-$16,769)...
  31. doi request reprint Years of potential life lost and productivity costs because of cancer mortality and for specific cancer sites where human papillomavirus may be a risk factor for carcinogenesis-United States, 2003
    Donatus U Ekwueme
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Cancer 113:2936-45. 2008
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint AIDS mortality may have contributed to the decline in syphilis rates in the United States in the 1990s
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 30:419-24. 2003
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Changes in alcohol consumption and in sexually transmitted disease incidence rates in the United States: 1983-1998
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop E 80, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:623-30. 2003
    ..We explored the association between changes in alcohol consumption and sexually transmitted disease (STD) incidence rates at the level of the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia...
  34. ncbi request reprint Estimates of primary and secondary syphilis rates in persons with HIV in the United States, 2002
    Harrell W Chesson
    Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:265-9. 2005
    ..In the United States, there is a high rate of HIV coinfection in persons with syphilis...
  35. doi request reprint Chlamydia screening and pelvic inflammatory disease: Insights from exploratory time-series analyses
    Kwame Owusu-Edusei
    CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 38:652-7. 2010
    ..Screening for chlamydia has been reported to reduce pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) at the individual level. However, information on population-level association (or causality) is scant...
  36. doi request reprint Using spatial regression methods to examine the association between county-level racial/ethnic composition and reported cases of Chlamydia and gonorrhea: an illustration with data from the state of Texas
    Kwame Owusu-Edusei
    Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 36:657-64. 2009
    ..Additionally, little is known about the relative magnitudes of the associations between county-level racial/ethnic composition and the 2 most commonly reported sexually transmitted diseases...
  37. ncbi request reprint The estimated direct medical cost of sexually transmitted diseases among American youth, 2000
    Harrell W Chesson
    Health Services Research and Evaluation Branch, Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:11-9. 2004
    ..Each year, millions of U.S. youth acquire sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Estimates of the economic burden of STDs can help to quantify the impact of STDs on the nation's youth and on the payers of the cost of their medical care...
  38. doi request reprint Decreases in AIDS mortality and increases in primary and secondary syphilis in men who have sex with men in the United States
    Harrell W Chesson
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:263-4. 2008
  39. pmc Cost effectiveness of one to one STI prevention interventions
    Harrell W Chesson
    Sex Transm Infect 83:423-4. 2007